Rocio Hernández, Ph.D., LMFT, LPCC


Rocio (Cio) Hernández, Ph.D., MFT, LPCC, is a Marriage & Family Therapist in California, Texas, and Hawaii. She specializes in immigration evaluations, violence prevention, and offers EMDR Therapy and LENS Neurofeedback across diversity. She teaches Law & Ethics, Human Diversity, Childhood Trauma, and more. Her systems approach to community capacity building and health equity has been internationally recognized. Cio is the co-founder of the Marin Latino Health Policy Partnership. She served as a Public Information Officer for Marin County Office of Emergency Services. Cio received her doctorate from UC Davis in Health Care Leadership where she studied her app to increase EMDR access.


GS2: The Elephant in the Room: Systemic Racism and Psychotherapy

Presented by Quandra Chaffers, LCSW, Wendy Ashley, Psy.D., LCSW, David Archer, MSW, MFT, Rocio Hernández, Ph.D., LMFT, LPCC in Advanced, Intermediate, Introductory at 9:00 AM on Sunday, September 27th.

Session Description: This has been a year of adversity and increased awareness. We are now awakening to the trauma of white privilege and systemic racism. EMDR therapists are challenged with effectively responding to the mental health needs of those impacted by this system of privilege, power and oppression. This special plenary presentation will contain a…

Session 326: EMDR Diversity & The Spectrum of Trauma Prevention

Presented by Rocio Hernández, Ph.D., LMFT, LPCC in Advanced, Intermediate, Introductory at 1:30 PM on Saturday, October 3rd.

Session Description: Diversity and inclusion of EMDR expands beyond skin color. Simultaneously, trauma prevention must be viewed from working with individuals to creating policies to better protect our communities. This course provides a framework for understanding EMDR access across categories of diversity. Special EMDR examples will show implications for immigration, unlearning racism, and ways to…